SOUTH Korea's men overcame Japan 2-0 to clinch bronze in tonight's play-off at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium to claim the country's first ever Olympic football medal.
CHRISTIAN Malcom's Olympic swansong was marked by a handover error in the sprint relay which saw Team GB disqualified from the semi-final.
NEWPORT’S Fred Evans pulled off the result of his career to defeat world champion Taras Shelestyuk 11-10 and book his place in Sunday's Olympic welterweight final.
NEWPORT'S Fred Evans is three rounds from Olympic gold after beating Ukrainian world champion Taras Shelestyuk in tonight's welterweight contest.
THE Grinning Idiots MCC raised funds for an ex-paratrooper who is taking part in a charity trek.
A DIALYSIS patient from Abergavenny completed a 2,000-mile journey in a classic car to raise more than £1,000 for charity.
JADE Jones claimed a life-changing and first-ever British Olympic taekwondo gold medal – then declared she couldn’t wait to get back to Flint to celebrate.
NATIONAL manager Chris Coleman has broken ranks with his Football Association of Wales bosses by admitting his players’ Olympic adventure with Team GB may have been a good thing after all.
THE National Library of Wales is to lead a £1 million project to reveal the hidden history of the First World War and howit affected Welsh life, ahead of the centenary of the conflict.
WELSH rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones missed out on a place in the final of the individual all-around event as Russia dominated with a top-two finish.
A NEWPORT man was locked up for 66 days for a string of alcohol-related offences, some of which he couldn’t remember committing, claiming he was too drunk.
TWO Newport hairdressers are competing for the title of Wales and South West Hairdresser of the Year in a prestigious competition.
City boy BEN FRAMPTON put down the pen and notepad to spend a morning out in the countryside with alpaca breeders Peter and Glenda Stoneman.
ACKERMAN On 26th July 2012 Brinley Ackerman, aged 79 years, of Ty Pwca Road, Upper Cwmbran. Much loved brother of Kathleen, Lesley and the late Brenda, Marilyn and Dennis, brother-in-law of Clifford and Eileen and loved by his nieces and nephews. Funeral Monday 13th August, service at the Gwent Crematorium 10.30am. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to Cancer Research UK. Further enquiries to Arthur Peake (Funeral Service) Tel: Cwmbran 482291.
JONES (Gwyneth) Peacefully on the 30th July, aged 88 years, Mam slipped quietly away from us in tender care of The Fields Nursing Home. Beloved wife of the late Ronald, dear Mam of David and Anne, Rhian and Richard, Helen and Steve, Hywel and Kay. A loving Nan to her grandchildren and great grandchildren. We will all miss her. HOME AT LAST. Funeral Service at Moriah Baptist Church, Risca on Thursday, 23rd August at 11.15am followed by committal at the Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for the Alzheimers' Society may be given at the service. Further enquiries through Phillip Tom and Sons, Pontymister. Tel: 01633 615005
POWER (Jean) One year today we lost you. We cannot bring the old days back, when we were all together, but memories keep you close to us and memories last forever. All our love always, Husband Garnett and family. xxx
GWENT Tories do not want to enter a candidate for the police and crime commissioner role in the region because they don’t think they can win, according to sources.
ONLY the most diehard, soulless sports hater will have been left cold by events of the last fortnight.
THE family of Andrew Chick, the cyclist killed on the SDR in Newport yesterday, paid tribute to him today.
THREE Gwent men were jailed after being found with more than 250kg of a drug cutting agent which, if mixed with drugs, could produce street deals worth around £10 million.
IF you had to be stuck in a lift with someone, who would it be and why?
TWO independent traders have told the Argus they are planning to opening shops in Cwmbran shopping centre because of the state of Newport city centre.
POLICE officers could be taken off the front line and put in backroom jobs, replacing police staff who face redundancy.
WELSH Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies has called for Wales' Assembly to be renamed as a Parliament.
A NEWPORT girl was injured, including nerve damage, after she suffered a deep cut caused by another child with a pair of scissors while she was at nursery, legal papers state.
IN JUST a few hours time Fred Evans's family will be rooting for the Olympic star as he faces his biggest task yet-to bring home a Gold medal.
TWO Gwent soldiers are among the 18,000 military staff playing a key role at the Olympic Games.
YES, I remember Newport County playing at the Parade in 1939, but I can’t remember who they played against.
I know there is a problem with some dog walkers throwing the doggie bags with contents away, but in all fairness, where are the bins to dispose of them?
WHAT was to be a pleasant afternoon walking my dog (puppy, eight months) on a lead at Tredegar Park turned out to be a horrible experience I will not forget.
I ATTENDED a public meeting at Cardiff City Hall on August 6, to discuss the Welsh government’s draft legislation concerning human organ donation – what is called a ‘soft opt-out system’, where a person’s consent to donation will be deemed to have been given unless they object during their lifetime.
I AM again organising a group visit back to the Egyptian canal zone and I know that many service people who live in your circulation area were stationed there during the troubled times of the 50s.
SATURDAY, August 4, was the date of the 12th annual Blackwood Carnival which was once again well supported by the many thousands of people who lined Blackwood High Street and attended an afternoon of fun and entertainment at the Civic Centre, Pontllanfraith.
I was completely astounded at the letter that Alun Davies, the Assembly Member for Blaenau Gwent, has allegedly sent to the minister saying that: “Opening a rail link from Ebbw Vale to Newport is not in the best interests of the Valleys”.
A NEWPORT drugs gang was sent to prison for a total of 16 years for their part in the supply of more than £45,000 worth of heroin.
THE hunt for the Newport winner of a £1 million prize is being launched today.
A NEWPORT mum said she feared for her daughter’s life when a stray dog ran into their home and killed their cat.
KING (nee Wall) Barbara Much loved sister of Graham, sister in law of Fiona, auntie to Nathan and Keith. Cwtch up, sleep tight. We'll love and miss you forever. XXX
EDWARDS Jack (John) After a long illness passed away on 3rd August 2012 aged 90 years, formerly of Duckpool Road, Newport and Duffryn. Husband to (the late) Margaret, father to John, Alan, David, Garry and Andrew, stepfather to (the late) Jean. Loving grandfather and great grandfather to many, who will sadly miss him. Forever in our Hearts and Chereished Memories. Funeral Tuesday 21st August, service at The Private Chapel of Tovey Bros, 9/11 Cardiff Road, Newport at 10am followed by cremation at Gwent Crematorium. Flowers may be sent to Tovey Bros.
McMULLIN (Jamie) God saw your cross was too hard to bear, so He took you up into his care. You left behind a trail of love still here with us from Heaven above. The lives you touched will keep a hold of many stories to be told. To say goodbye will break my heart but we will never be apart. Rest in peace Jamie. Your ever loving sister Vikki.
McMULLIN (Jamie) Were sending a dove to Heaven with a parcel on it's wings, be careful when you open it it's full of beautiful things. Inside are a million kisses wrapped up in a million hugs. To say how much we'll miss you and to send you all our love. Rest in peace Jamie. Your ever loving sister Louise & Emma.
McMULLIN (Jamie) Jesus take care of our Uncle and love him like we do because he's our everthing, loving, kind and true. Free from pain. RIP Uncle Jamie till we all meet again. Love and miss you a life time. Chantelle, Rhys, Niall, Alex, Nicky and Scotty. xxx
McMULLIN (Jamie) From pain to peace, from home to Heaven. God Bless you Jamie. Love Nicky, Tracy & family. xxx
McLEOD The family of the late Ian Nicol McLeod extend sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for the expressions of sympathy, letters and cards of condolence received. We are particularly grateful to Hazel and Avril for the kindness and support. Our thanks to everyone who gave donations for St David's Foundation and to all who attended the funeral.
CROWLEY (Joseph Patrick) Rita and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours, all connected with fishing, Rev M Ronan and parishioners of St Gabriel's, all who attended the funeral, the many people, nurses, first aid and paramedics on site at Caerleon boot sale, the emergency services, RGH, Coroners and Organ Donor Team and Tovey Bros., especially David O'Connell.
BERRY Sheridan Rhiannon, Humphrey and Malcolm wish to convey their sincere appreciation for kind expressions of sympathy received and ongoing support in their recent bereavement. Grateful thanks to the doctors and staff at Velindre Hospital and St. Anne's Hospice, also St. David's Foundation and District Nurses. Special thanks to the Sisters and staff at Llantarnam Abbey, the Reverend David Parfitt and all who donated to St. Anne's Hospice. The presence of so many friends at the services was a great comfort to the family.
JOHN Saliann (nee Webb) Ten years ago we lost you so suddenly. Loved and thought of more every day. Mammy, Julie, Sonia and the family.
GODDEN (Robert Lawrence) 13-9-85 - 10-8-08 4 years today our hearts were broken forever. Love you and miss you Son, Every second of everyday. Mum and Dad. Love you Daddy, Always your babies, Kai and Tegan. Miss and love you Bro. Klaire, Kayleigh, Curtis, Anthony, Scarlett, Lacey. Love you always Robert from Nan. Forever young, Forever free, Forever loved. xxx
DAVIES Stewart (Dapper) Cherished memories of a dear son, brother and uncle who passed away one year ago - 12th August 2011. Gone are those days we used to share, but in our hearts you will always be there. Miss you so much. Mam, Dad, Janet and Lyndon, Christine, Mark and family. XX